“Aye – he thinks he’s hard noo but we’ll see how hard he is when he’s sittin oan the pan the morrow wi a scoutherin erse.” Translated: scouther, scowder: burn, scorch, singe. Scoutherin: blistering (with rebuke). … Continue reading Scouther.
Scottish Word: Gibble.
“Ach! Ye dunderheid, ye’ve gone an forgoat tae pack the gibbles again” Translated: gibble: tools, implements, wares. “Tsk! You thickhead, you have gone and forgotten to pack the tools again.” equipment. What is it with modern … Continue reading Gibble.
Scottish Word: Dovie.
“Yir an eejit! Ah’m gi’en ye this hat caus yir ah dozie dovie dottered dowf.” Translated: dovie: stupid, barely awake. “You’re an idiot! I’m giving you this hat because you’re a stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid person.”